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12/08/2005 Version 1.30 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

11/20/2005 Version 5.11 of the ASTRA has been released

New in the version 5.11:
- Added detection of Intel Xeon (Paxville, Dempsey) processors
- Added detection of new processors features: Intel Virtualization Technology, AMD Secure Virtual Machine, AMD CMP Legasy, AMD CR8 in Legasy Mode and AMD RDTSCP Insruction Supported
- Added detailed information about external USB hubs - Windows 98/ME only
- Added Insyde BIOS for Intel support
- Fixed program hang-up during external UDMA/SATA test on some motherboards
- Fixed HDD S.M.A.R.T. detection on some configurations
- Fixed detection of second ISA/PnP card
- Added 6 PCI vendors and 337 new devices
- Added 6 monitor vendors and 397 new models
- Added 186 USB vendors and 241 new devices
- Added 1 new PnP device
- Added 38 vendors of SPD memory modules
 
11/20/2005 Version 1.21 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

08/15/2005 Version 5.10 of the ASTRA has been released

New in the version 5.10:
- Added reading of HDD S.M.A.R.T. information (including drives using external UDMA/SATA controllers)
- Added detection of IDE HDD temperature
- Added detection of HDD health status (using an unique algorithm)
- Added detection of Intel Processor Number
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel ESB2 hub
- Added detection of Intel Pentium 4 (Cedar Mill), Intel Pentium D (Presler), Intel Pentium Extreme Edition (Presler), AMD Athlon 64 X2 (Manchester) and AMD Mobile Sempron (Albany, Roma) processors
- Fixed detection of double-sided DDR2 memory modules size
- Fixed detection of AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor
- Fixed operation on systems without PCI bus
- Added 49 new PCI devices
- Added 2 monitor vendors and 32 new models
- Added 16 USB vendors and 207 new devices
- Added 1 new PnP device
08/15/2005 Version 1.20 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.

06/05/2005 Version 5.02 of the ASTRA has been released

New in the version 5.02:
- Fixed reading of SPD information on some Intel motherboards
- Added workaround for a bug in ASPI for USB/DOS driver (program hang-up during SCSI detection)
- Fixed detection of USB 1.0 devices
- Added 5 USB vendors and 43 new devices
- Added 1 new monitor model
06/05/2005 Version 1.11 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
05/22/2005 Version 5.01 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.01:
- Added reading of SPD information on Intel ICH7 hub, SiS 5595, SiS 961, SiS 962, SiS 963 south bridges, nVidia nForce4 and SMSC Victory66 chipset
- Added extended information about PCI-E devices (speed, width and others)
- Added extended information about PCI-X devices (speed, bus size and others)
- Added support for up to 9 external UDMA/SATA controllers and up to 24 IDE devices
- Added detection of Intel Pentium D, Intel Pentium Extreme Edition, Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition (Prescott), Intel Pentium M (Yonah), AMD Athlon 64 X2, AMD Opteron (Denmark, Italy, Egypt), AMD Athlon 64 (Venice) and AMD Turion 64 processors
- Added detection of DVD+R DL, BD-ROM/BD-R/BD-RE read-write features
- Added detection of new processors feature: LAHF/SAHF Instructions
- Added support of DMI/SMBIOS 2.4 standard
- Added Phoenix BIOS for DEC support
- Fixed detection of USB 2.0 devices
- Fixed detection of DVD+R/DVD+RW read features
- Added 20 PCI vendors and 467 new devices
- Added 43 new monitor models
- Added 6 USB vendors and 223 new devices
- Added 1 new PnP device

05/22/2005 Version 1.10 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
02/21/2005 Version 5.00 of the ASTRA has been released
New in the version 5.00:
- Improved User Interface
- Added detection of logical drives (drive letter, type, file system, size and others)
- Added detection of USB devices (vendor, model, serial number, version, speed and others) - Windows 98/ME only
- Added detection number of processor cores on die
- Added detection of DVD read/write speed
- Added detection of DVD-RW/DVD+R/DVD+RW read-write features
- Added detection of AC'97 sound codec name and its features
- Added extended information about DDR2 memory modules
- Added detection of AGP features: Fast Write, 4GB Addressing and Side Band Addressing
- Added detection of Intel Xeon (Nocona, Irwindale), Intel Xeon MP (Potomac, Cranford), Intel Celeron M (Dothan), AMD Athlon 64 (Winchester, San Diego), AMD Opteron (Venus, Troy, Athens), AMD Athlon 64 FX (San Diego), AMD Mobile Athlon 64 (Newark, Oakville, Lancaster), AMD Sempron (Thoroughbred, Barton, Thorton, Paris, Palermo), AMD Mobile Sempron (Paris, Dublin, Georgetown, Sonora) and VIA C7 processors
- Added detection of new processors features: Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology, Intel Execute Disable Bit, Send Task Priority Messages, CMPXCHG16 Instruction and AMD Fast Save and Restore
- Added Phoenix BIOS for Compal, Phoenix BIOS for Viglen, Phoenix BIOS for Samsung, Inside BIOS for HP, Inside BIOS for Compal and Insyde BIOS for MiTAC support
- Fixed program hang-up during SPD memory detection on nForce2/3 based motherboards
- Fixed detection of DDR2 memory modules size
- Fixed detection of Intel Pentium M (Dothan) processor
- Fixed detection of new AMI BIOS for Intel
- Added 10 PCI vendors and 396 new devices
- Added 18 monitor vendors and 884 new models
- Added 1 new PnP device
- Added 2 vendors of motherboards with Award BIOS and 2 vendors of motherboards with AMI BIOS
- Added 54 vendors of SPD memory modules

02/21/2005 Version 1.01 of the ASTRA32 for Windows has been released. Click here to learn more about ASTRA32 for Windows.
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